Apollo, N.Y., 1968. Softcover. Condition: Good ++. B/W Photographs (illustrator). First Edition. The author of this book about jazz musucians is also a poet and a playwright. Read more about : Bunk Johnson, Five Spot, New Star, Don Ayler, Birdland, Moon Taj, Metronome, Apple Cores, and Symphony Sid. The chapters are broken out by year : 1962 - 1966. 221 pages - with index.Cond : Paper wrapper is purple with orange lettering. There is a Satcho-like character, in caricature, blowing his horn on the cover. Nasty cover crease. Tight in binding with edge wear. Minimal soiling. No names nor marks. Excellent reading copy (only). Quote (p. 32) : " While the other musicians solo, Monk usually gets up from the piano and does his `number', behind the piano, occasionally taking a drink. The quick dips, half-whirls and deep pivoiting jerks that Monk gets into behind that piano are part of the music too. Many musicians have . ." Size: 8vo. Trade Paperback.